How to Make Gateau Nantais - a Cake With Rhum

A cousin of baba au rhum. Developed early 19th C. Specialty of Nantes north east of France, a city port for imports from the French West Indies; from where the rhum, cane sugar and vanilla arrived.

How to Make Gateau Nantais - a Cake With Rhum Recipe
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Mix butter and sugar until fluffy and light add almonds,flour and vanilla then the eggs; one at a time and 2 TBsp of rhum. Cook in a round mould 19 cm in 180 degrees oven around 30 mins.

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Out from the oven. Baste with rhum. Turn on cooling rack and baste with rhum. let cool. Then glaze with icing

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Glazing: mix the icing sugar and the rest of the rhum. Spread a thick layer. over the cake. This will give most of the rhum taste..

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It is up to you to choose. According to your preference and that of your guests. Bon appetit. This is google photo

It is up to you to choose. According to your preference and that of your guests. Bon appetit. This is google photo

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Here is  the thick icing with most of the rhum. So as those who like less rhum can discard the  icing. The original recipe uses the rhum to drench the cake and the icing is thinner.

Here is the thick icing with most of the rhum. So as those who like less rhum can discard the icing. The original recipe uses the rhum to drench the cake and the icing is thinner.

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